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Merle Haggard - Big City


1My Favorite Memory
Written-By – Merle Haggard
2Good Old American Guest
Written-By – Merle Haggard
3Texas Fiddle Song
Written-By – Leona Williams, Ron Williams
4I Think I'm Gonna Live Forever
Written-By – Bennie Binion, Dennis Hromek, Merle Haggard
5This Song Is Mine
Written-By – Merle Haggard
6You Don't Have Very Far To Go
Written-By – Merle Haggard, Red Simpson
7Are The Good Times Really Over (I Wish A Buck Was Still Silver)
Written-By – Merle Haggard
8I Always Get Lucky With You
Written-By – Freddie Powers, Gary Church, Merle Haggard, Tex Whitson
9Big City
Written-By – Dean Holloway, Merle Haggard
10Stop The World And Let Me Off
Lyrics By – W.S. StevensonMusic By – Carl Belew


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
FE 37593Merle Haggard Big City ‎(LP, Album, Ter)EpicFE 37593US1981
FET 37593Merle Haggard Big City ‎(Cass, Album)EpicFET 37593Canada1981
EPC 85303Merle Haggard Big City ‎(LP, Album)EpicEPC 85303UK1981
FEA 37593Merle Haggard Big City ‎(8-Trk, Album, Dol)EpicFEA 37593US1981
EK 37593Merle Haggard Big City ‎(CD, Album)EpicEK 37593USUnknown


  • Art DirectionVirginia Team
  • BassDennis Hromek
  • DrumsBiff Adams
  • EngineerKen Suesov
  • Engineer [Assistant Engineer]Russ Bracher
  • FiddleJimmy Belkin
  • Fiddle, MandolinTiny Moore
  • Guitar, HarmonicaRoy Nichols
  • Guitar, Vocals, ProducerMerle Haggard
  • Harmony VocalsLeona Williams
  • Horn, Saxophone, TrumpetDon Markham
  • Musical Assistance [Production Assistance]Jim Upshaw
  • Photography By [Back Cover Photo]Michael S. Sample
  • Photography By [Front Cover Photo]Norman Seeff
  • PianoMark Yeary
  • ProducerLewis Talley
  • Rhythm Guitar, Harmony VocalsBobby Wayne
  • Steel Guitar, Resonator Guitar [Dobro]Norm Hamlet
  • Trombone, EuphoniumSlyde Hyde


Early made in Japan for the US pressing.

© 1981 CBS Inc./℗ 1981 CBS Inc./Manufactured by Epic Records/CBS Inc.

Recorded at Britannia Studios, 3249 Cahuenga Blvd. W., Hollywood, CA

Mastered at K-Disc, Hollywood, CA

Publishing Information:

Tracks A1 to A5, B2, B3, and B5 - © 1981 Shade Tree Music, Inc. (BMI).
Track B1 - © 1957 4-Star Music Co., Inc. (BMI).
Track B4 - © 1964 Owen Publications (BMI).


  • Barcode: 0 7464-37593-2
  • Matrix / Runout: DIDP-20026 11A1
  • Other (Embossed, Inner Hub): CSR COMPACT DISC [x3]
  • Other (Disc): DIDP 20026
  • Rights Society: BMI


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Shade Tree Music, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – 4 Star Music Co., Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Owen Publications
  • Published By – Shade Tree Music, Inc.
  • Published By – 4 Star Music Co., Inc.
  • Published By – Owen Publications
  • Recorded At – Britannia Studios
  • Manufactured By – Epic Records
  • Manufactured By – CBS Inc.
  • Mastered At – K Disc Mastering
  • Glass Mastered At – DADC – DIDP-20026
  • Pressed By – CBS/Sony Records Inc.


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Merle Haggard - Big City

Performer: Merle Haggard

Title: Big City

Country: US

Release date: 1984

Label: Epic

Style: Country

Catalog: EK 37593

Genre: Folk and World

Size MP3: 2154 mb

Size FLAC: 1641 mb

Rating: 4.2 / 5

Votes: 015

Record source: CD, Album

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